The results are from the largest annual ranking of executive education, in which the Financial Times compares the world’s top business schools that offer various forms of executive education, upper management and leadership development programs. This is the combined ranking of custom and open programmes out of the 80 best global executive education providers.

“I am tremendously grateful to all of the colleagues and faculty across the SSE family who worked tirelessly to deserve this recognition and to all of our programme participants whose leadership transformation is the ultimate measure of our success. I want to compliment the entire Executive Education team in Stockholm, Russia and Riga. As a provider of executive education, we constantly improve the learning experience and offer new programmes and training solutions that allows clients to build critical new capabilities to win,” admits Yuri Romanenkov, SSE Riga Executive Vice President - Development.

The cornerstone of SSE Riga Executive Education is leadership & professional development built on a rigorous academic basis. SSE Riga Executive Education programmes are facilitated by world-class experts from Latvia, Sweden, Finland, Austria, Belgium, the UK, and we continue our partnership with the William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan.

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About SSE Riga Executive Education

SSE Riga Executive Education has been an integral part of the school’s activities since SSE Riga first opened its doors in 1994. The educational portfolio offered by the SSE Riga Executive Education unit ranges from open programmes to bespoke programmes designed for the needs of corporate clients.


About FT ranking

Every spring the SSE Riga Executive Education takes part in the yearly Financial Times Executive Education ranking as part of the SSE group (SSE Executive Education, SSE Riga, SSE Russia and Hanken-SSE). The rankings are based on participant and client satisfaction, diversity of participants and faculty as well as the international aspects of the education provider.